The Best Hotels in Split, Croatia, for Every Traveller

Hotel Park is one of many historical and luxurious places to stay in Split
Hotel Park is one of many historical and luxurious places to stay in Split | Courtesy of Hotel Park / Expedia
Tess Boissonneault

Travellers visit the coastal city of Split not only to see the still-standing Diocletian’s Palace, but also to experience the beauty of the Adriatic Sea and the culture of Croatia. You can stay in a range of unique accommodations. We’ve rounded up the very best hotels in Split – bookable on Culture Trip

1. Briig Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel

A stunning sea view from a double room at Briig Boutique Hotel, with two mid-century-modern leather chairs also in view.
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Best known for its historical architecture, Split also has a distinct contemporary charm. Briig Boutique Hotel, located minutes from the Old Town, encapsulates this modern aesthetic. The sea-facing hotel delivers contemporary interior decor, comfortable amenities and expansive windows overlooking the pristine blue water of the Adriatic. The rooftop terrace and pool give guests a privileged view of the Croatian coast and islands.

2. Heritage Hotel Antique

Bed and Breakfast

A double room at Heritage Hotel Antique features silk and pastel decor
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Situated within the grounds of Diocletian’s Palace, this family-run hotel in Split in both the central square – known as the Peristyle – and Saint Domnius Cathedral. Rooms come in wonderfully calming neutral colours with floor-to-ceiling drapes and views of the nearby ancient buildings. Plenty of character and a whole lot of history can be seen in the original stone walls. These historic features are balanced by modern furnishings, such as LED TVs and minibars.

3. Divota Apartment Hotel

Apartment

A double room at Divota Apartment Hotel features all white furnishings and a blue art piece
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Perfect for longer stays or groups, each of these rental apartments offers a home-from-home experience with a kitchenette. Varying in size, each has its own distinctive charm, from studios with exposed stone walls and industrial-chic furnishings, to a three-bedroom villa with a private hot tub. Scattered within the central pedestrian area of the city, each sits within a traditional stone building.

4. Palace Judita Heritage Hotel

Boutique Hotel

A double room at the Palace Judita Heritage Hotel is filled with electic furnishings and has a wonderful view of the city
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Housed in a 16th-century building, once the home of a patrician, the Palace Judita Heritage Hotel overlooks the busy People’s Square, which is full of restaurants and stores in a haphazard yet charming mix of architectural styles. Back at the hotel, an enclosed courtyard with seating provides a spot of respite. In the rooms, you’ll find Egyptian-cotton bed linen, rustic stone walls and elegant parquet flooring.

5. Hotel Park

Luxury

A balcony at the Grgur Ninski Rooms is a wonderful place to view Split
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In operation since 1921, Hotel Park Split is a five-star luxury hotel just steps from the Adriatic coastline. The style of the hotel is inspired by its natural surroundings, bringing the brilliant turquoises and calm greys of the sea inside. A terrace with a pool, high-end restaurant and lounge area plus staggering views of the sea are the crowning glories.

6. Grgur Ninski Rooms

Bed and Breakfast

A double room at Grgur Ninski Rooms, Split features stone walls, white furnishings and a large double bed
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Grgur Ninski Rooms offers guests bright, clean accommodation right in the heart of the pedestrianised centre – the moment you step out the front door, you’re immersed in the history and charm of the Old Town. Inside the hotel, minimalist room furnishings, which favour natural wood tones and whites, provide a relaxing atmosphere.

7. Hotel Luxe

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

A double room at Boutique Hotel Luxe features velvet and purple furnishings
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The upscale decor at Hote Luxe is not limited to its common areas: each room in this four-star hotel has sumptuous features, such as crushed velvet accents and bold printed rugs. Some rooms even feature a window-enclosed bathtub. Guests are also welcome to indulge at the in-house wellness centre, which comprises a fitness room, sauna and mood-lit whirlpool.

8. Luxury Apartments Klara

Apartment, Luxury

A double room at Luxury Apartments Klara, Split features all white features with black lamps and a mirrored wardrobe
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Those seeking a quieter spot away from the busy historic centre will find it here. The holiday apartments in Split are self-catered and feature fully equipped kitchens. Guests also enjoy a shared garden with outdoor pool and terrace, with glimpses of the Adriatic beyond the tropical greenery. Families or groups of up to eight guests are welcome.

Still looking for a place to stay? Book one of the most characterful boutique hotels in Split now, via Culture Trip. For a unique stay, check out our guide on where to stay in Split, Croatia, for a local experience, bookable on Culture Trip.

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